CHAPTER 39:03
EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   SECTION

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
THE COUNCIL

   3.   Establishment of Council

   4.   Composition of the Council

   5.   Council may co-opt advisers to attend meetings

   6.   Tenure of office of Council members

   7.   Remuneration of members of the Council

   8.   Meetings of the Council

   9.   Member to declare pecuniary interests

PART III
FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE COUNCIL

   10.   Functions and powers

PART IV
FUNDS OF THE COUNCIL

   11.   Funds of the Council

   12.   Annual budget

   13.   Books, accounts, audit and reports

   14.   Regulations

       Schedule

32 of 1971
8 of 1980
16 of 1983
G.N. 46/1986

An Act to provide for the establishment of an Export Promotion Council of Malawi and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto

[31ST DECEMBER 1971]

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Export Promotion Council Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act unless the context otherwise requires—

   “Council” means the Export Promotion Council of Malawi established by section 3;

   “financial year” means the period commencing on the date of commencement of this Act and ending on the 31st March, 1972, and thereafter the period of twelve months ending on the 31st March each year.

PART II
THE COUNCIL

3.   Establishment of Council

   There is hereby established a body to be known as the Export Promotion Council of Malawi (hereinafter referred to as “the Council") which shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, capable of suing and being sued in its corporate name and, subject to this Act, of doing all such acts and things as a body corporate may lawfully do and perform.

4.   Composition of the Council

   (1) The Minister shall, by notice published in the Gazette, appoint the members of the Council other than the ex officio members.

   (2) The Council shall consist of—

   (a)   one member designated as Chairman by the Minister;

   (b)   one member designated as Vice-Chairman by the Minister;

   (c)   the Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, ex officio;

   (d)   the Secretary to the Treasury, ex officio;

   (e)   the Chief Information Officer, ex officio;

   (f)   the Chief Tourism Officer, ex officio;

   (g)   one member representing the Malawi Development Corporation, appointed from a panel of three individuals nominated by the said Corporation;

   (h)   one member representing the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malawi, appointed from a panel of three individuals nominated by the said Chamber of Commerce;

   (i)   one member representing the Tea Association (Central Africa) Limited, appointed from a panel of three individuals nominated by the said Association;

   (j)   one member representing the Tobacco Control Commission appointed from a panel of three individuals nominated by the said Commission;

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